Bloom Sister Bloom

Minister Sonya Hosey, Contributing Writer Iron Sharpens Iron 4MySisters Network I have heard the term “bloom where you are planted” many times. However, it is still inconclusive as to where it originated. The definition of bloom is the state or period of most extraordinary beauty, freshness, or vigor. We have anticipated transitioning from winter to spring. In this season, we find a once-dormant flower, each … Continue reading Bloom Sister Bloom

She Speaks Wellness: Women’s Empowerment: Room to Grow

Contributing Writer, Minister Sonya Hosey, Ordained Clergy If you’re one of those people who have a little voice in the back of your mind, saying, maybe I can do________ (fill in the blank), don’t tell it to be quiet, give it a room to grow, and try to find an environment to grow in.” Reese Witherspoon I am confident we have a desire to be … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness: Women’s Empowerment: Room to Grow

She Speaks Wellness-There is a Reason for our Seasons

By Minister Sonya Hosey, Ordained Clergy Founder/CEO – Iron Sharpens Iron 4MySisters Network The book of Ecclesiastes 3: speaks about the seasons of life, the highs, and lows. Our lives are a perfect story. We are the characters in settings, and when life begins to turn the pages, the climax of our story begins. These are Seasons! Ecclesiastes 3: 1 – 4. 1. To everything, … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness-There is a Reason for our Seasons

Let the Spirit Tell You What You Need

“She Speaks Wellness” I am not sure if anyone is like me. Sometimes my mind shifts from one thing to another. What am I going to do tomorrow?  I must complete the report. I have two meetings tomorrow. Am I prepared? What will I cook? Where will I go next month for my sabbatical? Where are we going for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays? What … Continue reading Let the Spirit Tell You What You Need

Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

by Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima: How long have you been a part of the CTAAFS conference or board member? Sonya: I became aware of the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference (CTAAFSC) in 2002. The keynote speaker was Dr. David Satcher the former 16th Surgeon General of the United States and the Assistant Secretary of Health. His keynote and the conference enlightened me on the … Continue reading Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference